Spotlight

Econo Foods supports Care Clinic

Karol Pokley, representingPregnancyServices Care Clinic, accepts a check from Zach Quinnell, manager of Tadych'sEcono Foods inMarquette. The Care Clinic earned more than $307 through Econo's We Share program

Local resident a Miss Michigan Teen USA finalist

MARQUETTE - Amanda St. Germain of Marquette was fourth runner-up in the 2015 Miss Michigan Teen USA competition held recently in Port Huron.St. Germain represented the city of Marquette as her title name and was judged by a six-person panel on interview, swimsuit, and evening gown categories ...

Ex. Club backs Special Oly.

Marie Martin of the Marquette-Alger Special Olympics receives a grant check from Ron Plotezka of the Exchange Club of Marquette County. Special Olympics is among about two dozen local organizations that receive Exchange Club grants that are made possible with proceeds from the club's major ...

Donors help ‘gut’ museum exhibit

The Upper Peninsula Children's Museum recently invited donors to take some of the first hammer swings in connection with the "gutting" of the Incredible Journey Body exhibit. The Museum is starting a major facelift of the exhibit. Shown from left are: Molly Britz, museum floor facilitator; ...

Facade improvements recognized

The Marquette Downtown Development Authority recently presented Marquette Title Co. with a plaque of recognition for its facade improvements to its building on Third Street. At the presentation were, from left: DDA board member Jack Frost; DDA Executive Director Mona Lang; Teri Kirkwood, ...

mBank makes several donations

mBank recently made several donations totaling $13,000 to local charities and school districts as a part of the bank's pending acquisition of Peninsula Bank. Included were the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library, Negaunee Public Schools and the Ishpeming Public School District.

Pioneer Kiwanis installs officers

The Ishpeming Pioneer Kiwanis Club recently installed new officers. Included are, from left, President Peter Johnson, Secretary Dan Richards, Secretary Jan Stone, Treasurer June Peterson and President Elect Dennis Tonge.

Silver Creek Thrift store opens

Silver Creek Thrift, a ministry of Silver Creek Church, celebrate its grand opening recently with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Attending the celebration were, from left: Marquette County Ambassador Dan Landers, Deacon Huey Leach, Deacon Mike Ansell, Associate Pastor Ben Taylor, Pastor Kevin ...

Active Physical Therapy opens Negaunee clinic

Active Physical Therapy held a ribbon-cutting recently to celebrate the opening of its new clinic in West End YMCA in Negaunee. Attending the celebration were, from left: Betsy Morais, Lake Superior Community Partnership director of marketing and communications; Wendi Thomas, Superior ...

West-end foundation moves to new location

The Western Marquette County Health Foundation recently celebrated its new location with a ribbon-cutting during an open house. At the event are, from left, foundation Vice Chairman Jeff Nyquist, foundation Chairman Ron Meyer and foundation board member Pamela Roose. The foundation is now ...

Cribbage

Ishpeming Cribbage LeagueSept. 181. Hickey's Bar, 7,044 - Wonder Bar, 6,8312. Paradise Bar, 6,984 - Elks Lodge I, 6,7433. VFW, 6, 947 - Riverside Club, 6,7604. Venice II, 6,920 - Elks Lodge II, 6,8505. Rainbow Bar, 6,917 - Rumorz, 6,4426. Venice Club, 6,854 - Paradise II, 6,789 Venice IPlayers ...

West-end foundation assists PKKW

The Western Marquette County Health Foundation recently made a donation to Project Keep Kids Warm, a winter clothing collection program being conducted this week in western Marquette County communities. At the presentation were, from left, foundation Vice Chairman Jeff Nyquist, project ...

Kohl’s volunteeers support GLRC

Kohl's Associates in Action volunteers, from left, Samantha Fortunato, Carolyn Nummela, Doris Sundman, Stacy Thomas, Chris Nelson and assistant store manager Heidi Kauppinen recently assisted the staff of the Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk with set up and registration and then ...

Back in Balance Massage moves

Back in Balance Massage recently celebrated its new location at 119 West Baraga Ave., Suite 1, with a ribbon-cutting. Attending the celebration were, from left: Derek Bush, Lake Superior Community Partnership business development representative; licensed massage therapists Liz Cragg, Kylee ...

40 Below presents awards

The 40 Below Marquette County Young Professionals organization recently presented its 2014 awards. Included in recipients are, from left: Sean Leahy, business owner of the year; Victoria Leonhardt, member of the year; and Dominic Davis, Spirit Award. Also receiving an award was Motions Fitness, ...

SHF supports Girls on the Move

The Superior Health Foundation recently provided a $640 grant of to Girls on the Move, an affiliate of Gwinn Area Community Schools. At the presentation are, from left, Jada LaCount; Jim LaJoie, executive director of the Superior Health Foundation; Connie Sather, a grade school teacher at ...

West-end foundation assists GLRC

The Western Marquette County Health Foundation recently presented a $3,600 grant to Great Lakes Recovery Centers for its Women & Families in Recovery Program. At the presentation are, from left, foundation Vice Chairman Jeff Nyquist, Andrew Chosa of the GLRC Foundation, GLRC employee ...